The Press Release:
Dropkick Murphys are throwing a St. Patrick’s Day party this year and the whole world is invited. Dropkick Murphys’ Streaming Up From Boston online concert will be simulcast worldwide on Tuesday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day) at 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT via the band’s YouTube, Facebook Live and Instagram pages, as well as via Twitch.
Watch a promo video here:
Dropkick Murphys founder Ken Casey explains, “For the first time in 24 years, we are not playing on St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The current world situation is the ONLY thing that would ever stop us from doing so.”
Dropkick Murphys’ originally scheduled hometown St. Patrick’s Day Week Boston Blowout shows have been postponed until later this year. Visit the links at the close for details. The band recently released the single “Smash Sh*t Up,” and will release a new album on September 11 through the band’s own Born & Bred Records. “Smash Sh*t Up” is available digitally and on limited edition colored vinyl paired with B-side “The Bonny,” a cover of Gerry Cinnamon’s 2019 song. For more information on Dropkick Murphys, and to watch the Streaming Up From Boston online event, visit the links below:
About Dropkick Murphys:
Since forming in 1996, Boston’s Dropkick Murphys have sold a staggering 7 million albums worldwide, with 2005’s The Warrior’s Code achieving an RIAA Gold certification and its smash single “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” nearing double platinum and appearing during a key moment of Martin Scorsese’s Academy Award-winning The Departed. Dropkick Murphys have become ambassadors for their Boston hometown and have built a legacy that does Beantown proud. The band recently released the single “Smash Sh*t Up,” and will release a new album this fall. “Smash Sh*t Up” is available digitally and on limited edition colored vinyl paired with B-side “The Bonny,” a cover of Gerry Cinnamon’s 2019 song. Recently, Dropkick Murphys’ song “Rose Tattoo”–from their Signed and Sealed in Blood album–was chosen by Loudwire as one of the “Top 66 Best Of The Decade Rock Songs,” appearing at #21 on the list. Dropkick Murphys–Al Barr (lead vocals), Tim Brennan (guitars, accordion, mellotron, whistles, vocals), Ken Casey (lead vocals, bass guitar), Jeff DaRosa (banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, harmonica, acoustic guitars, vocals), Matt Kelly (drums, percussion, vocals), James Lynch (guitar, vocals), Kevin Rheault (touring bassist), Lee Forshner (touring bagpipe player)–continue to tour in support of their 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory album (released through the band’s own Born & Bred Records in 2017), which debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and was the #1 independently released album.
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